Asean News Headlines as at 10pm on Thursday (Sept 29)


People wade through a flooded market after Typhoon Noru made landfall in Hoi An, Vietnam's Quang Nam Province on Sept 28, 2022. - AFP

Malaysia:

* Flight frequency between Malaysia and China to increase to 30 weekly

* MOE conducts in-depth probe into alleged kidnap bid of pupils

* Sabah, Sarawak police deny child kidnapping claims after viral videos

* 1MDB trial: Najib’s account considered ‘sensitive’, involved large sums, court told

* Malaysia's economy on solid and stable footing despite global headwinds - Tengku Zafrul

* MetMalaysia: Monsoon transition phase to start from Oct 3

* Teen faces death penalty for boyfriend's murder

* Over 520 Filipino migrants deported from Sabah

* Busted: Syndicate who sold RM3mil worth of websites to scammers

* Unicef: 100,000 children in Malaysia face online sexual exploitation

* Cops bust major online sexual blackmail ring that targeted victims nationwide

* AirAsia Malaysia exempts face mask onboard flight

Singapore:

* Luxury goods scam: Two men jailed for role in helping couple flee Singapore

* Formula One revs up business for F&B outlets around the circuit

* Three children taken to hospital after fire in Sembawang flat

* Singapore to slap fines on smokers at public parks, beaches from Oct 1

* Man fined S$17,500 for flying into Singapore with 200kg of meat in luggage

* Singapore moves up one spot to be 7th most, innovative economy in the world

* SG uni student took upskirt video of woman in toilet and then waited to apologise to her

* SIA passenger who allegedly made bomb threat an example of drug harms: Minister

* Singapore swimmer Teong Tzen Wei says 'sorry' after latest drugs bombshell

* Bomb hoax on SIA plane: Passengers say aircraft circled in air for 40 minutes

Thailand:

* Environmental quality of seas around Thailand mostly good in last eight years

* Storm Noru leaves trail of flooding in northeast Thailand

* Marching elephants bring vehicles to a halt near Thai sanctuary

Indonesia:

* Indonesia to cut dollar reliance with rupiah near two-year low

* Ship operators to reduce Indonesia ferry services following fuel price hike

* Indonesia's Parliament approves 2023 budget amid price pressure

Philippines:

* Pogos not linked to Illegal online gaming: Pagcor

* Philippines’ Marcos gets US$4bil investment pledges from US

* Lives destroyed as armyworms invade Philippine 'onion capital'

Vietnam:

* Vietnam preparing rules to limit news posts on social media accounts: sources

* Foreign tourists help clean up Hoi An after typhoon Noru

* Climate change a looming threat to coffee plants

Myanmar:

* Aung San Suu Kyi, Australian economist jailed three years by Myanmar court

* Outspoken Myanmar beauty queen lands in Canada, granted asylum

* In Myanmar's rebel strongholds, internet can mean life or death

Cambodia:

* Japan PM Kishida set for second Cambodia visit to bolster ties

* Knitting group donates artificial breasts to hospitals

* Cambodia has over 5,000 Buddhist pagodas: official

Laos:

* Lao tourism ministry eyes partnership with online travel services operator

* Laos, South Korea mull ways to improve Lao start-ups

Brunei:

* Man gets jail, whipping for sexually abusing underage boys

* Envoy lauds Brunei-China relations

* Hajiji granted audience with Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah in maiden visit to Brunei as CM

Aseanplus:

* Leaders of China, Japan say it is important to develop ties

* US urges China to resume talks ended after Nancy Pelosi went to Taiwan

* N.Korea fires third ballistic missile after US veep Kamala Harris tours DMZ

* US veep Kamala Harris tours DMZ after N. Korea missile launches

* Chinese envoy puts forward four proposals on China-India relations

* Court jails S. Korean stalker who killed colleague in high-profile case

* S. Korea seeks to freeze US$65mil of Bitcoin linked to Terra founder Do Kwon

* Hong Kong sentences democracy activist who fled overseas

* S.Korean president's party sues broadcaster over hot mic comments

* Japan should consider allowing medical cannabis: health panel

* Meaning of family needs to be expanded: Korea Herald

* China lacks the right workers to boost Xi’s favoured tech jobs

* Taiwan to end Covid quarantine for arrivals, welcome back tourists

* Hong Kong to host global investment summit on Nov 2

* Asian stocks pick up after BoE steps in, but pound rally wanes

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